Engineering & Maintenance Manager

Job title : Engineering & Maintenance Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Attractive salary + super + bonus
Contact name : Nicole Tianihad
Contact email :
Job reference : 1485943
  • High value quality products.
  • Impactful people leadership role.
  • Attractive salary and benefits.
About the company:

Our client is a leading industrial manufacturer, who are committed to delivering high-quality products to their customers. With a strong focus on safety, innovation, and sustainability, they pride themselves on their dedication to excellence in every aspect of their operations. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Engineering & Maintenance Manager to join the leadership team.

About the role:
As the Engineering & Maintenance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of engineering and maintenance operations. You will be responsible for ensuring the optimal functioning of our manufacturing equipment, facilities, and utilities, while also driving continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and productivity. This role offers a unique opportunity to lead a skilled team of maintenance professionals and contribute to the success and growth of our business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the maintenance team to ensure the effective operation and maintenance of all machinery, equipment, and facilities.
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs to minimize downtime and maximize equipment reliability.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify maintenance needs and address issues proactively.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize maintenance activities and support production schedules.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize processes, reduce costs, and enhance overall operational efficiency.
  • Manage the engineering budget effectively, controlling costs while maintaining high standards of quality and safety.
  • Oversee capital projects from conception to completion, including scope definition, budgeting, scheduling, procurement, and implementation.
  • Develop and maintain the CAPEX budget, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies related to safety, environmental standards, and quality assurance.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in maintenance management within an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of Project Management and experience managing CAPEX projects.
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and/or automation systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with experience in managing and developing a high-performing team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in maintenance management software.
  • Commitment to safety, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • Experience with a unionised workforce
How to apply:

To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact:  
Dale Young at or 0400 687 506
Nicole Tianihad at or 0411 333 547